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Health News

Gov't pays 76 percent of premium under health law

Health law report: Average enrollee in federal market pays $82 monthly on premium of $346

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 01:31am EDT

New Jersey hospital to offer veterans priority

New Jersey hospital to offer veterans same-day appointments and health-care navigators

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 01:31am EDT

Mammograms may cut breast cancer deaths by 28%

Having mammogram may cut breast cancer deaths by 28% but women should consider potential harms

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 08:26pm EDT

VA acting secretary visits Baltimore

VA acting secretary visits Baltimore, addresses lengthy wait times for veterans

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 07:30pm EDT

Jaguars' Yarno leaves to begin cancer treatment

Jaguars assistant George Yarno leaves team to begin cancer treatment at home in Washington

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 06:10pm EDT

Liberian official: 7 more deaths linked to Ebola

Health official: 7 people thought to have Ebola die in 1st reported deaths in Liberia capital

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 05:11pm EDT

Troubled Phoenix VA doled out $10M in bonuses

Troubled Phoenix VA Health Care System paid $10 million in employee bonuses in last 3 years

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 04:30pm EDT

Waits for doctors can vary widely outside the VA

How long new patients wait for first appointment varies by where you live, type of care sought

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 02:30pm EDT

WHO warns of Mideast virus threat to pilgrims

United Nations health agency warns of Mideast virus threat ahead of Muslim pilgrimage season

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 10:20am EDT

AP PHOTOS: Blind find game in Mexico soccer league

AP PHOTOS: Mexico City soccer league is an outlet for blind and visually impaired players

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 09:46am EDT

New study aims to rapidly test lung cancer drugs

Medical speed-dating: Novel study will match lung cancer drugs to patients' gene profiles

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 06:40am EDT

US stocks manage meager gains on mostly quiet day

US stocks manage meager gains in listless trading; Deals lift Covidien, Williams Companies

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 05:24am EDT

A look at the saltiest foods

A look at the saltiest foods as FDA prepares to issue sodium guidelines

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 04:20am EDT

Acting Veterans Affairs secretary to visit Md.

Acting Veterans Affairs secretary to visit Baltimore facility

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 03:50am EDT

APNewsBreak: Oregon closer to health exchange suit

APNewsBreak: Demands for evidence signal Oregon's steps toward suing over health exchange site

Monday - 06/16/2014, 08:20pm EDT

Unions join fight over Washington fish consumption

Washington unions back businesses in fight over fish consumption, water quality

Monday - 06/16/2014, 08:12pm EDT

Senate bill would double veterans' health spending

Experts: Senate bill to cut long waits for vets could double spending on veterans' health care

Monday - 06/16/2014, 08:10pm EDT

Grocers sue Vermont over GMO food label law

Grocers, others, sue Vermont over law requiring labels on genetically modified food

Monday - 06/16/2014, 07:36pm EDT

First lady pledges to fight for lunch standards

Michelle Obama pledges 'fight until the bitter end' to keep healthier school lunch standards

Monday - 06/16/2014, 06:46pm EDT

Teams bring favorite foods with them to Brazil

World Cup teams make sure players are well-fed with in-house nutritionists and chefs

Monday - 06/16/2014, 04:40pm EDT

Study: Teens are drinking less, texting more

Study: US teens spending less time smoking and drinking, more time texting behind the wheel

Monday - 06/16/2014, 04:36pm EDT

Ravens adviser Brigance wins Halas Award

Ravens senior adviser OJ Brigance wins Halas Award for overcoming adversity

Monday - 06/16/2014, 02:40pm EDT

New York Times editor has kidney tumor removed

New York Times executive editor Dean Baquet has successful surgery to remove kidney tumor

Monday - 06/16/2014, 11:39am EDT

Rodents winning NY rat race, but humans fight back

Rodents have numbers advantage in NY rat race, but humans are fighting to retake neighborhoods

Monday - 06/16/2014, 09:42am EDT

Supreme Court has 17 cases to decide by June's end

Contraceptive coverage, cellphone searches among top Supreme Court cases still to be decided

Monday - 06/16/2014, 03:46am EDT

States with wells at higher risk of pollution

States with higher-risk wells drilled on federal and Indian lands, and the number uninspected

Monday - 06/16/2014, 03:41am EDT

Stats aplenty, facts fewer in power plant debate

Climate change: Lots of statistics, less reality as both sides debate Obama power plant rules

Monday - 06/16/2014, 03:26am EDT

4 in 10 higher risk wells aren't inspected by feds

AP review: 4 in 10 oil, gas wells with higher pollution risk not checked; Utah, Colo. top list

Monday - 06/16/2014, 03:12am EDT

Virginia revamping Alzheimer's website

Virginia revamping Alzheimer's website to provide more information, access to services

Monday - 06/16/2014, 03:10am EDT

Pope laments a 'tired' Europe; decries joblessness

Pope slams Europe for becoming 'tired,' with low birth rates, bleak futures for young people

Monday - 06/16/2014, 02:34am EDT

US Virgin Islands confirms 1st chikungunya case

US Virgin Islands reports 1st locally transmitted case of mosquito-borne chikungunya virus

Sunday - 06/15/2014, 10:26pm EDT

Column: 2 heart transplants, 1 shot to win US Open

Column: Erik Compton's road to US Open contention required more heart than most

Sunday - 06/15/2014, 07:52pm EDT

Company recalls 4,012 pounds of beef

Missouri company recalls 4,012 pounds of beef products due to mad cow fear

Sunday - 06/15/2014, 05:40am EDT

California teen with leukemia gets World Cup wish

California teen with leukemia, other young people have wish to attend World Cup soccer granted

Saturday - 06/14/2014, 11:20pm EDT

Jane Lynch to cheer on Special Olympic athletes

Actress Jane Lynch to cheer on athletes at Special Olympics USA opening ceremony in New Jersey

Saturday - 06/14/2014, 07:37pm EDT

CDC: Men who shack up less likely to get checkups

Study: Fewer men living with women get medical checkups than single or married guys

Saturday - 06/14/2014, 03:24pm EDT

House considers bill to waive school meal rules

House considers GOP bill that would allow schools to waive school meal rules

Saturday - 06/14/2014, 10:10am EDT

VA: Wait times in audit had some caveats

Long waits for VA care are real, but latest estimates on delays may have been inflated

Friday - 06/13/2014, 10:27pm EDT

A Broadway cancer survivor mentors young singers

Boadway cancer survivor Valisia LeKae mentors young singers who have battled illness

Friday - 06/13/2014, 04:59pm EDT

Survey: Va. youth smoking rates decline

Va. health officials: State youth smoking rates plummet to all-time low in latest survey

Friday - 06/13/2014, 04:26pm EDT

Iowa Supreme Court tosses conviction in HIV case

Iowa Supreme Court overturns man's HIV transmission conviction, returns case to district court

Friday - 06/13/2014, 02:22pm EDT

Chia powder linked to salmonella illnesses

CDC warns of salmonella outbreak linked to chia powder, 21 ill in 12 states

Friday - 06/13/2014, 01:40pm EDT

DC Council wants expanded medical marijuana access

DC Council pushing for expanded access to medical marijuana

Friday - 06/13/2014, 07:20am EDT

White House says Obama in excellent health

White House medical report says Obama in excellent health, should remain so while in office

Friday - 06/13/2014, 03:24am EDT

US Rep. Nunnelee's speech hurt from brain surgery

Brain surgery leaves Mississippi US Rep. Nunnelee with at least temporary speech difficulties

Friday - 06/13/2014, 02:10am EDT

5-city study: Many arrested men test drug-positive

Study in 5 cities finds majority of arrested men test positive for drugs

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 11:20pm EDT

Federal views diverge on proper use of painkillers

Medical debate over painkiller prescribing reflected in federal agency dialogue

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 07:30pm EDT

Orcas do worst in captivity, sea lions do better

AP analysis: Dolphins, sea lions do OK in captivity, killer whales fare worse

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 04:50pm EDT

Study: Red meat possibly linked to breast cancer

Study suggests red meat tied to breast cancer but not all experts convinced

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 04:38pm EDT

Perry discusses view of homosexuality

Texas' Perry makes refers to alcoholism to explain view of homosexuality

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 04:30pm EDT

Nebraska company cited for safety violations

Nebraska company cited for worker safety, health violations; deemed a 'serious violator'

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 03:28pm EDT

Md. judge rules in ballots-for-the-blind lawsuit

Md. judge won't require online absentee ballots for visually impaired in June primary

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 02:17pm EDT

Md. county aims to upgrade mental health services

Howard County, Md., aims to improve mental health services following shooting at Columbia mall

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 11:20am EDT

Sierra Leone declares Ebola emergency in district

Sierra Leone declares health emergency from Ebola outbreak in Kailahun district

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 10:10am EDT

Long waits at the VA for mental health care

Long waits persist for vets seeking mental health care at VA medical centers

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 10:02am EDT

Barbra Streisand visits Hill for heart disease

Barbra Streisand meets with lawmakers to support more funding, research for heart disease

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 05:30am EDT

Astronaut John Glenn, 92, has heart procedure

John Glenn, 1st American to orbit Earth, has heart valve replaced ahead of his 93rd birthday

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 03:48am EDT

In Somalia, a wives' tale delays measles treatment

Old wives' tale worsens measles, hinders care in Somalia outbreak, worrying health experts

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 09:18pm EDT

California girl on ventilator getting diploma

Family: California girl declared brain dead after surgery to get 8th grade diploma

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 09:10pm EDT

Vets bill OK seems certain, Senate vote continues

Senators are overwhelmingly voting for OK of vets' health bill, roll call still underway

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 07:10pm EDT

New front for death penalty debate: Pharmacy rules

Death penalty foes seek pharmacy rules to halt drug supply, starting in no-execution Minnesota

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 06:40pm EDT
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